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Basics of using gun safely

Guns are one of the most fascinating thing one can get his/her hand onto. Guns attracts like anything but even a slight mishandling of gun may result taking life. When in hand in idle situation one must follow few basics rules so that any mishandling may not occur . Some of the rules are list below 1) Always point gun in safest possible direction :  This rule is most basic one and one cannot ignore it while handling gun . And if this rule is followed 90% chances of accidents can be averted. 2) Guns are always loaded :  This basic assumption should always be followed even if you have unloaded it yourself .One never know when and where mistake may happen. 3) Keep your hand off the trigger :  Unless you intend to shoot ,do not put your fingers on the trigger.And after firing remove your fingers immediately from trigger. 4) Be sure of your target :   Don't fire in the hole unless you are on military/police operation, always be sure of your target before firing. 5)Keep y

E-Wallet Scheme Launched by IRCTC

E-wallet Scheme has been launched by Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), with purpose to make the payment process smooth and to reduce transaction failure errors due to bank transaction related problems. At present Tatkal reservation normally get stuck during banking transaction  Under this scheme, user can deposit money in advance with IRCTC which can be used as a payment option along with other payment options available on IRCTC website for paying money at the time of booking tickets. This scheme is available for PAN verified user only.  As far as refund is considered for waiting list tickets at the time of preparation of chart there is no difference between e-tickets booked through E-wallet scheme or those booked through other payment options available on website  This scheme is launched with purpose to smooth en the Tatkal reservation and reservations done during peak hours. 

National Mission on Oilseeds and Oil Palm (NMOOP)

A National Mission on Oilseeds and Oil Palm (NMOOP) has been approved for XII Plan period which will be implemented during the remaining period of the Plan i.e. 2014-15 to 2017-18. An allocation of Rs.3507.00 crore has been made during the 12th Plan. The proposed NMOOP will consist of three Mini Mission (MM) i.e MM-I on Oilseeds, MM-II on Oil Palm and  MM-III on Tree Borne Oilseeds. 


North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health and Medical Sciences (NEIGRIHMS) was set up in Shillong on the lines of AIIMS, New Delhi and PGIMER, Chandigarh to provide advanced and specialized medical facilities in selected specialties and to serve as a regional referral service centre for comprehensive health care for the entire north east region and to provide post graduate medical education and training. It is functioning as an autonomous body registered under the Meghalaya Registration of Societies Act 1983. In order to attract talent in NEIGRIHMS  incentives in the form of Pay scales at par with pay scales of faculty in AIIMS, Delhi; furnished accommodation up to a limit of rupees one lakh, special duty allowance @ 12½ % are being provided. In addition, two MBBS seats have been reserved for the wards of the medical faculty etc. Though the character of NEIGRIHMS is regional but infrastructure and facilities available in the Institute are comparable to any National

India Inclusive Innovation Fund

The cabinet has approved the setting up of the India Inclusive Innovation Fund, proposed by the Ministry of MSME which will be guided by the following objectives:- I .                      To focus on India’s Poor : IIIF would back enterprises developing innovative solutions primarily for citizens who lie in the lower half of India’s economic pyramid, with limited physical and institutional access to basic services. II.                  Balancing Social and Financial Returns : The IIIF will invest in such ventures, where modest financial returns are promised, even while creating significant social impact. Lack of capital is one of the major reasons why grassroots innovations at the village level or by micro and small enterprises have failed to take off. The IIIF seeks to address such lack of capital for innovators seeking to cater to the lower half of India’s economic pyramid. III.               Employment Focus : The IIIF will seek to create and support entrepreneurs and

Agneepath (अग्निपथ) – A poem by Harivansh Rai Bachchan

वृक्ष हों भले खड़े हों घने, हों बड़े एक पत्र छाँह भी मांग मत! मांग मत! मांग मत! अग्निपथ! अग्निपथ! अग्निपथ! तू न थकेगा कभी तू न थमेगा कभी तू न मुड़ेगा कभी कर शपथ! कर शपथ! कर शपथ! अग्निपथ! अग्निपथ! अग्निपथ! यह महान दृश्य है चल रहा मनुष्य है अश्रु-स्वेद-रक्त से लथ-पथ! लथ-पथ! लथ-पथ! अग्निपथ! अग्निपथ! अग्निपथ!                                                       Harivansh Rai Bachchan